NFU calls on Canada to support study of Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition
The following is the text of the letter sent on April 26, 2017. Dear Minister MacAulay and Members of the Permanent Mission of Canada to the FAO Agencies: We are writing to you on behalf of the of Canada with regard to a very important issue that is currently being discussed at the United Nations
Free Trade, Rural Canada and How to keep Canada from being Trumped
We need an agenda for agriculture that makes rural quality of life and viable family farms the priority.
Support for new farmers must include access to daycare services
The results of a recent survey showed that women make up the majority of new farmers in Canada.  No matter what role women are playing on farms in New Brunswick or elsewhere, the important thing is that they have the ability to choose which activities they partake in, and that these activities, whether physical labour or doing the laundry, are valued.
Soutien pour les nouveaux agriculteurs inclut l’accès au service de garderie
Depuis que l’agriculture existe il y a au moins 10 000 ans, les femmes y ont joué un rôle vital. Que ce soit au niveau de la cuisine, de l’entretien des maisons ou de l’éducation des enfants, la grosse majorité des fermes familiales ne tiendrait pas le coup sans le travail des femmes. De plus
CBC news story a slap in the face of hard working Canadian dairy farmers
On Thursday’s CBC Vancouver noon news program, the business reporter made the odd announcement that dairy farmers in Canada are the second most uncompetitive in the world.
Getting local food into restaurants: NB farmer and restauranteur shares her insights
When we started farming six years ago we had already been restauranteurs for seven years. It all began when we thought we would find a way to feed our growing family of three boys and one girl.
Comment approvisionner les restaurants en produits du NB – une co-propriètaire de restaurant et fermière partage son opinion
Nous avions déjà été restaurateurs pendant sept années quand, il y a six ans, nous avons commencé à pratiquer l’agriculture. Le tout a commencé lorsque nous avons pensé qu’il fallait trouver une façon de nourrir nos trois garçons et notre fille qui grandissaient.
A system that leaves producers out by design
New Brunswick wild blueberry producers have faced one of the hardest seasons in history.
Un système qui laisse les producteurs de côté à dessein
Les producteurs de bleuet sauvage du N.-B. ont fait face à une des plus difficiles saisons de leur histoire.
Churchill Worth Saving
Most of us take for granted that the majority of our roads and highways are publicly funded and built at cost in order to serve the overall public good.